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SportAccord Gold Coast conference features key topics for sport lawyers and administrators

SportAccord has confirmed the program for this year’s LawAccord conference program: Key Opportunities, Challenges and Threats to Institutional Sport – From Within and Without,…

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Feb 8, 2019 Events / Legal / Sport /

 
 

Former Pakistan cricketer banned for 10 years over spot-fixing

Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been banned from cricket for 10 years for his part in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the 2017 Pakistan Super League. The 28-year-old, who…

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Aug 17, 2018 Legal / Sport /

 
 

Two drown in wave pool incident at Indian waterpark

Two youths have drowned, and one is fighting for life in hospital, after an incident in a wave pool at the Krazy Castle Aqua Park in the Indian city of Nagpur on Sunday. Reports said…

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May 24, 2018 Aquatics / Legal / Safety / Waterparks /

 
 

Hong Kong Government moves to tackle ticket scalpers

Following fan outrage over inflated secondary ticket sales at recent events, Hong Kong Government Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has advised that she is looking to crack down on…

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Apr 12, 2018 Events / Government / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Qatar World Cup migrant workers to receive compensation

Qatar World Cup organisers say migrant workers building stadiums will receive more than $5 million in compensation after recruitment fees were demanded to secure employment in the Gulf…

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Apr 1, 2018 Legal / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Indian national park gives rangers shoot-to-kill powers in bid to protect endangered rhinoceros

A national park in north eastern India is enjoying remarkable success in conserving the population of the endangered Indian one-horned rhinoceros since having been given powers to shoot and…

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Nov 25, 2017 Environment / Legal / Tourism /

 
 

Google urged to block online resellers who dupe ticket buyers

Consumer advocates have accused Google of being "complicit" in the controversial tactics used by some ticket resellers to allegedly dupe Australians ticket buyers into paying high…

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Sep 1, 2017 Entertainment / Legal / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Controversial Kuwait football official resigns from all FIFA positions

Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, long seen as one of the most powerful men in international sport, has resigned from all his football positions, including the Council of world football…

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May 1, 2017 Legal / Sport /

 
 

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